Don’t you just love it when you stumble upon a hidden gem of a charity shop? Maybe you are looking for the perfect sandals to complete your festival look, a summer dress for a prosecco-fueled picnic in the park or a vibrant cardi to make you stand out from the crowd at the next roof terrace party?
Look no further, people - I know just the place.
Pop Up 38 is a charity shop on Caledonian Road, which is filled with clothes, hats, shoes and jewellery - ranging from high street to vintage with some designer items, too. The best thing about the shop, though – alongside being such a colourful cove of top quality goodies - is the beautiful story behind it.
Kings Cross based Naomi Harper opened Pop Up 38 as a way to raise funds for a school in Afghanistan, continuing her father’s legacy. Dr Howard...
Wedding season is upon us; the save the dates are on the fridge, the hotels are getting booked and we’re buzzing about seeing old friends. Oh, how we love a good wedding. Here are 6 things that seem to happen at every single one…
1. Look Sharp
“I haven’t got anything to wear”
We love an excuse to dress up and often feel the pressure of buying a whole new outfit for the day. But as soon as we arrive at the ceremony we remember that no one gives a flying feck if you are re-using last season’s suit or dress. It’s all about the bride/groom and bride/groom, of course.
2 Free-flowing Alcohol
“I’m definitely going to pace myself”
You are absolutely not.
We are aware that daytime drinking can be a dangerous game but at a wedding it's completely unavoidable. Our inner Frank t...
Forget the handful of previous fashion faux pas because they are the most well-dressed family in the world. From casual wear, to red carpet glamour - they always look incredible. Harper Beckham (age 3) undoubtedly looks better than you right now.
2. They’ve worked their way up
From their humble beginnings, the Beckhams are now global superstars worth in excess of £200m. Together, the couple swapped semi-detached houses for country retreats, luxury villas, and more recently a £30million Kensington mansion. And its all down to years of hard graft.
3. They give back
You’ve probably just ignored the Big Issue seller and lied about having no change to the local tramp. Well David once donated his entire salary from a five-month deal with Paris Saint-Ge...